Affordable Housing Bills Passed

Affordable Housing Bills Passed:

The California State Assembly passed two affordable housing bills Wednesday authored by Assembly member Richard Bloom, which will help remove barriers to the creation of affordable housing.
Santa Monica Rent Control Map

New Pilot Program Kicks Off with a Renter Survey:

The City of Santa Monica is seeking input from residents who live in rent controlled units through a survey that is active now through July 18. The survey is a tool for the City to learn about the affordable housing needs of the community, and to determine the magnitude of rent burden among rent-controlled households.
Belmar Apartments, the largest affordable housing development that the City of Santa Monica has ever helped finance, is now providing homes for 160 families.

Retreat to Set Affordable Housing Priorities: Santa Monica Housing Commission invites public to help...

The City of Santa Monica Housing Commission will hold a Commission Retreat April 2 to formulate its priorities and direction for 2016. Members of the public are invited to attend.
Residents in 10 of Santa Monica’s affordable housing communities will be the first to trial the world’s fastest broadband speeds in their homes.

Internet Gets Go-Ahead for Lightning Residential Speeds: Santa Monica Tops World’s Fastest ...

Residents in 10 of Santa Monica’s affordable housing communities will be the first to trial the world’s fastest broadband speeds in their homes after City Council greenlit residential subscription prices that are the cheapest to be found.
The Housing Tour Gang

Strolling Through Santa Monica’s Affordable Housing:

Graduate and PhD students of urban design at UCLA organized a walking tour of affordable housing projects in Santa Monica recently. Two were downtown, one in Ocean Park, and all had won awards from the American Institute of Architects.
Santa Monica Housing Market: Looking Back – And Forward

Discuss the Future of Affordable Housing in Santa Monica:

The Housing Commission, a seven-member board that advises the Santa Monica City Council on affordable housing issues, replique montre is inviting the public to share...